Helping Children Develop: Innovative Interventions for the Cradle, the Classroom and the Clinic


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8:00-8:30 Registration, Networking, and Coffee

8:30-8:45 Welcome & Opening Remarks
Arlene Silva, PhD, NCSP & Nicholas A. Covino, PsyD

8:45-10:15 The Cradle
Robert Kinscherff, PhD, JD (moderator)

8:45- 9:30 Risk and Resilience among Children Exposed to Adversity
Kerry J. Ressler, MD, PhD

9:30-10:15 The Boston Basics: 5 Clusters of Parenting Practices 
Ronald F. Ferguson, PhD

10:15-11:40 The Classroom
Nadja Reilly, PhD (moderator)

10:15 -11:00 Emotions and their Impact on Learning
Marc Brackett, PhD

11:00 -11:40 A Comprehensive Behavioral Health Model in the Boston Public Schools
Andria Amador, CAGS, NCSP

11:40 -12:30 Lunch Break

12:30-2:00 The Clinic 
Gemima St. Louis, PhD (moderator)

12:30-1:00 Trauma Informed Treatment for People with Adverse Childhood Experiences
Julie L. Ryan, PhD

1:00-1:30 The Importance of Evidence Based Interventions
Robert Franks, PhD

1:30-2:00 Therapeutic After-School Programs; The Boston Youth Sanctuary
Jana Karp, MEd

2:00-3:00 Call to Action, Dr. Bruce Ecker
Margaret Hannah, MEd, GCEC (moderator)

2:00-2:45 Moving from Knowledge to Practice
Barry Sarvet, MD

Bruce Ecker, PhD

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